IDAHO SPRINGS, Colo. (CBS4) – A man accused of arson in Idaho Springs has been sentenced to three years in prison.
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The fire destroyed the home of a local artist in November. Robert Raymond Leibold, 36, who had been renting a room at the home, pleaded guilty to arson.
Investigators say Leibold doused his belongings with gasoline and then called 911 to report the fire he set on purpose.READ MORE: World Stroke Day Is Oct. 29: Know The Signs And Symptoms
The fire destroyed the home of artist Dave Shelton’s home — a three-story log cabin he built himself.
Shelton also lost his vast collection of hand-made woodcarvings and family heirlooms.MORE NEWS: Judge Rules David Lesh Illegally Used National Lands To Promote Outdoor Apparel Company